Earnings season is a crucial time for investors and analysts, as it provides insights into how well companies have performed over the past quarter and gives indications of their future earnings. In 2023, expectations for US Q1 earnings were low due to economic challenges and rising interest rates. Surprisingly, many companies beat these low expectations, with 75% of S&P 500 companies surpassing forecasts.
Fed vice chair Clarida will deliver a speech on US monetary policy
2020-08-31 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
GBP/JPY: The GBP/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo. An upward wave would lead the currency pair higher, confirming the bullish scenario.
European Market View
On Monday preliminary August German HICP inflation ticks in. It is expected to hold steady around zero.
Fed vice chair Clarida will deliver a speech on US monetary policy. Given his importance in the FOMC, we are looking forward to hear his views on the Fed’s new average inflation targeting regime and perhaps indications of what it intends to do at the upcoming September meeting to ensure the new regime is credible.
European Key Point
- On Monday preliminary August German HICP inflation ticks in.
- Fed vice chair Clarida will deliver a speech on US monetary policy.
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